Victim: Kenneth James Gibson

Kenneth James Gibson Army Specialist Kenneth James (James) Gibson served with the US Army in Germany. James attended Romulus High School near Detroit and joined the Army after graduation in 1986. He was returning to his home town of Romulus, Michigan to spend Christmas with his family after being abroad for 18 months. He was survived by his parents Ruth and Larry, as well as two brothers and a sister — Eric, Jason and Lisa.

Specialist Gibson was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart 'for wounds received in action' as well as The Army Commendation medal.


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